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Lefkandi Centaur

950-900


Human legs, notch in knee, possibly Chiron

Dipylon Amphora

750


Carriedon both sides, 4-5ft tall, funeral scene of woman

Dipylon Ivory

750-730


Funerary,burial place for rich people because of material used, both near Eastern andGreek elements. Hat and nudity neareastern, Greek posture and shape

Bronze Horse

750-700


Veryunnatural back, piglike snout, odd shaped legs

Hirshfeld Krater

740


Krater - used for mixing wind and water. Funeralscene of man

Alalytos Painter

700


Amphora, has more naturalistic paintings than Dipylon amphora

Mantiklos' Apollo

700-675


Votif - offering to Gods. Bronze or Ivory.

Hera from Samos

650


Tied the statue down to its base

Nikeandre

650


Victory over man, statue of Artemis, Daidalic - Triangular face, wiglike hair, ears stick out, tightly belted waist

Nettos Painter

650-640


Scary gorgon sisters, knielauf, Heracles and Nettos fighting

Eleusis Amphora

640


Gorgons chasing Perseus on bottom, Odysseus and cyclops on top

Kouros

600-590


Frontal, arms straight down, left foot forward, nude and young, funerary or votive, archaic, really tall over lifesize

Artemis Temple, Corfu

600-580


Frontal face, surrounded by lions, apotropaic

Moskophoros

570


Calf bearer, distorted reality to make sculpture with 'x' pattern of human arms and calf legs

Phrasikleia

~550


Funerary, wears a crown of lotus buds, lotus or pomegranite in hand. Kore - young virgin woman. "Kore I will always be called for that is the fate the gods allotted instead of marriage.

Lion and Bull Pediment

550


Apotropaic, male lion with mane, female lion with tits

Blue Beard Pediment

550


Three figures share wings, attributes represent three parties of Athens, water (waves), plains (wheat), and flying (bird)

Medusa Pediment Remains

550


Volutes for ears, fangs, tongue sticking out

Hydra Pediment

550


Low relief, (not completely cut statues, cut into a backboard), single scene of Heracles defeating hydra

Kroisos

~530


Thunder thighs, big cheeks, defined chin, bulging eyes, natural ears, natural curls, smiling. More life like sized than Kouros

Aristoen Haplite Stele

530


Man with beard, frontal eye, may have been commissioned by wife because he is portrayed older, shield in left, spear in right

Peploskore

530


Named after peplos garment, heavy wool, agalma (delight), smile, bulging eyes

Chiotekore

520


Named after chiton garment, light linen, bulging eyes, smile

Ballplayer base

510


Likely had a kouros statue on top, base shows human body in motion, uses foreshortening to create 3d feeling on flat surface

Aristodikos

510


Short hair, natural ears, no round cheeks or protruding chin, arms bent

Euphronios

510


Pottery, human body in motion, covers up some features with garments because artist doesn't know how to show that motion. Ex, covers turn of waist with a garment in the leftmost man

Euthymedes

510


Pottery, human body in motion, able to pretty accurately show motion, line down back for turn of waist, "I did what Euphronios could never do"

La Delicata

510-500


The delicate one, no bulging eyes, thicker eyelids, no smile, simplified drapery, hair frames head nicely

Euthydikos

480


Last kore in Athens, mouth pouting, face moving towards severe

Blonde Boy

480


Thicker eyelids, heavier jaw, short hair that is braided and wrapped around head

Kritos Boy

480


Right leg forward, not a kouros, knee bent and hip sway, inlaid eyes

Delphi Charioteer

478-474


Commemorate victory of chariot games, made of bronze

The Riacci Bronzes

470


Over lifesize, Found in sea, statue 'A' likely hero or god, statue 'B' older warrior hero

Girl with Doves

470


Somber, heavy woolen garment, stele, holding dove, funerary

Grave Stele from Rhodes

470


Funerary, woman sitting, slave holding 'pyxis' bag, probably with makeup in it

Olympia, Temple of Zeus

474-457

Olympia, Pediments from Temple of Zeus

470-457


East - Myth of Ellis


West, Centuaromachy

Athena Nike

425


Displays Athena three times in victory wings, 'sandalbinder' stands out because of unnatural position made natural by drapery

Daidalic

Part of Orientalizing period from 700-600. Triangle face, wiglike hair, tightly belted waist, ears stick straight out

Dark Age

1100-900


Fall of Myceneans, not a lot of art survived.

Protogeometric

1050-900


Beginning of amphora, krater, oinochoe, cups

Geometric

900-700


Amphora, Krater, Oinochoe, cups, all have more defined decorations such as meander (crosshatch, squares, trangles)

Orientalizing

700-600


Inspired by eastern cultures and poetry, started somewhat copying Egypt art, start seeing daidalic

Archaic

600-480


Start seeing more naturalistic scuptures, kouros, kore

Heirarchaic

~550-520* (not positive on these dates)


Transition period, start seeing smile, bulging eyes, more natural curls, etc

Severe

480-450


Heavier clothes, heavier face, no smile

Agalma

Delight

Akroterion

Something mounted at the top of something, such as a statue atop a pillar

Anthropomorphic

Ascribing human form or attributes to a being that is not human, such as a god or deity. Making gods look like humans

Antediluvian

Before/against the flood

Apotropaic

The ability to ward off evil

Chiton

Lighter linen dress, worn by Kore

Cult statue

Statue of deity that is worshipped religiously

Do ut des

I give so that I might get

Ekphora

Funeral procession


Epihets

Objects carried, worn, or placed next to a statue distinguishing gods from humans. Humans did not have epithets unless they were dead

Ethos

Attempt to find inner character, inner character portrayed in painting or sculpture

Foreshortining

Portray 3d images on a flat surface

Frieze

Long carvings around building


Ionic friezes are continuous


Doric friezes are separated

Ionic

Skinny columns, volutes at top, fluted

Doric

Fat columns, no volutes, fluted

Hekatompedon

100ft building

Himation

Heavy cloak worn over one shoulder by Kore

Hoplites

Main type of soldier, round shield in left hand, spear in right

Hubris

Extreme pride or self confidence

Karyatids

Females that replace columns in buildings

Knielauf

To run with a bended knee

Krater

Pot used for mixing wine, grave marker for males

Kore/Kori

Singular/Plural Female Virgins

Kouros/Koroi

Singular/Plural males

Lekythos

Big spout, short neck, sharp shoulders, long body, used for storing oil

Miasma

Spiritual pollution

Pathos

Sadness (Not sure if this is accurate)

Peoplos

Heavy woolen garment and attribute of Athena, also worn by Kore

Polychromy

Painted sculpture in antiquity

Realism

Attempt to depict art truthfully, not used because too close to gods, we use naturalism instead

Relief

Technique where background is cut away to give scupture raised look

Sillouette

Everything has its own space, no overlapping

Slip

Same chemical composition as clay, produced by taking the clay and adding more water, able to adhere to the surface of the pot since same composition

Stele

Square or rectangular, painted or written on or used for sculpture

Suppliant

A person who cannot be killed because they are under Zeus' protection, usually represented by hand touching persecutor's chin

Tyrannicides

The killing or assassination of a tyrant

Votive/Votif offering

Ex voto, offered as a vow to a god. Sometimes accompanied by asking a favor from a god

Wasters

Pieces of metal with slip on it to test the temperature of a kiln

Temple of Aphaia

510-480


East Pediment - Warrior shown dying miserably


West Pediment - Warrior shown dying happily

Olympia, Temple of Zeus East Pediment

470-457


Local myth of Ellion, features Oinomaos and Pelops swearing to Zeus they will not cheat

Olympia, Temple of Zeus West Pediment

470-457


Centauromachy

Olympia, Temple of Zeues Heracles Labor Metopes

470-457


First labor of Heracles is only one where he isn't bearded, others showing Heracles shoveling, holding sky

Zeus and Ganymede

480


Trojan prince, Zeus takes him to Olympus, terracotta sculpture

Nike of Painioas

421


Victory wreath in left hand, descending in air, wind blowing drapery back, stood 40ft high on triangular pillar

Hermes

350-340


Holding grapes and young Dionysis, Hermes a trickster, 'S' curve in body, sculpted by Praxiteles